September 24, 2011

Early and often

Crawford scores twice

WESTMINSTER, Md. – McDaniel tripled its season's offensive total in the first 4:09 of a 5-1 victory over Bryn Mawr in Centennial Conference (CC) women's soccer action on Saturday.

Kelly Crawford (Galloway, N.J./Absegami) scored two goals to lead the Green Terror (1-4, 1-2 CC) to its first victory of the season. Hilary Hanus (Hockessin, Del./Cab Calloway School of the Arts) added three assists.

Lizzie Robinson broke up the shutout for the Owls (5-1-1, 0-1-1 CC), scoring unassisted with three seconds to play.

Erica Diffendal (Westminster, Md./Winters Mill) found Crawford just 3:49 into the game to snap a two-game scoreless drought for McDaniel.

Hanus then found Becky Newman (Lexington, Mass./Lexington) just 20 seconds later to double the advantage and eclipse the team's season goal total through the first four games.

Hanus and Crawford connected to make it a 3-0 game in the 20th minute.

In the 58th minute, it was Hanus finding Diffendal for the freshman's first collegiate marker.

Teresa Paz (Hollywood, Md./Leonardtown) converted a penalty kick with 14:10 to play for a 5-0 lead and the most goals scored by the Green Terror in a CC game in exactly six years.

McDaniel finished the game with a 22-7 advantage in shots.

The Green Terror returns to action at Goucher on Wednesday. Game time is 7 p.m.

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Hilary Hanus talks about the team's first win and building on it for the rest of the season.

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